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from a downed u.s. drone. >> surprising about-face from lance armstrong, admitted cycling cheater now planning to cooperate with anti-doping officials. >>> something you don't see in brooklyn. >> goat disoriented. >>> all that -- >> hey, i just met you. this is crazy. but here's my number so call me, may "b." >> barrett, you start. >> would you marry me? >> no. >> and all that matters. >> federal reserve says it has fixed what it calls a temporary vulnerability which allowed hackers to briefly breach one of its internal websites. >> saying the hackers could have made up with as much as negative $14 trillion. >> on "cbs this morning." >> there's a must smartphone app that lets you communicate with your house plants. the app is called i will die alone. >>> welcome to "cbs this morning." while you were sleeping in the west a massive search is under way in southern california a former police officer wanted for double murder is accused of shooting two police officers earlier this morning, killing one of them. >> it is happening in river side outside of los angeles. bi
next week. >>> a suicide bombing at the u.s. embassy in turkey this morning. what the state department is saying about the attack on what's already a pretty intense day for the department. >>> also, the city of oakland unveils a new i.d. card today. why critics say it could drain some bank accounts. at the sa. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show then, by george, that's all we watched. and we liked it! today's kids got it so good. [ male announcer ] get u-verse tv for just $19 a month for 1 year when you bundle tv and internet. rethink possible. when you bundle tv and internet. >>> 7:13. we're continuing to follow the developing news this morning out of turkey. that's where a suicide bomber detonated an explosive device right outside the u.s. embassy, killing himself and an embassy guard. kyla campbell is in our washington, d.c. newsroom with what we're hearing about who may be behind this attack. kyla? >> reporter: turkey's interior minister now says the suicide bomber is most likely connect
:10. >> the boards of american airlines' parent amr corp. and u.s. airways have pushed back meetings on plans to consider a final merger. >> reports say that the amr board wants to me in person and that the u.s. airways board would only lead after the amr board approves the deal. >> it is not clear when the two boards will finally meet. a in car and u.s. airways could decide earlier this week whether to merge their two companies. >> over the weekend boeing said its 787 dream liner on a test flight, the first since the new airline was grounded three weeks ago. >> the company said the aircraft flew in and out of boeing field in seattle. and it's been two and half hours in the air. the faa granted permission for the test flights last thursday. >> in speculation that apple's next big thing will be a smart watched is heating up. >> the new york times reported that apple is experimenting with a device maker of glass that would run on the company's i o s mobile operating system. >> smart watches are hot items at the big international c s trade show in las vegas last month, including the pebble smart
before attack u.s. ambassador chris stevens was worried about security in libya. >> did you receive that information? >> i did and i saw -- >> so it didn't poertbother you? >> it bothered me a great deal. >> why didn't you put forces in place to be ready to respond? >> because we never received a request to do so. >> he reported benghazi was one of u.s. outposts receiving threats. >> the u.s. military has neither the resources nor the responsibility to have a firehouse next to every u.s. facility in the world. >> reporter: the white house has provided few details about the president's actions the night of the benghazi attacks. panetta revealed he briefed the president at the start of the attack, but the two men did not speak again that night. >> are you surprised that the president of the united states never called you, secretary panetta to say, how's it going? >> you know normally in these situations -- >> did he know the level of threat -- >> let me finish the answer. we were deploying the forces. he knew we were deploying the forces. he was being kept -- >>
the fire on the carnival cruise ship triumph. yesterday, the u.s. coast guard said the fire started in front of a generator in the main engine crime. that fire left the cruise liner without power for five days with 4200 people on board. investigators say it could take up to a year to determine what exactly caused the fire. despite that initial report from the coast guard, congress says it still wants answers into the cruise ship disaster. hours after the triumph was towed to alabama, senator jay rockefeller september a letter to the -- sent a letter to the coast guard, demanding a review of the incident and similar incidents in the last six years. the senator says there might be a larger safety issue that needs to be reviewed involving large passenger vehicles. >>> and when congress returns next week, they will only have four days for the sequester. coming up, the automatic budget cuts here for california. >>> why facebook's tax bill is zero. in fact, the social media giant will get a huge refund. >>> and what russian scientists are finding after friday's meteor explosion and the ne
to come home from afghanistan next year. at the half the u.s. troops currently in afghanistan. the decision marks the next phase of the president's plan to in the u.s.-led war in afghanistan by the end of 2014. wilson of president obama will focus on boosting job reducing gun violence and revamping immigration. present obama will then travel three states over three days starting tomorrow to drum up support supports our policy proposals. apple ceo tim cook will be among those in the capital audience as president obama delivers his state of the union address tonight. cook is one of the guests invited by first lady michelle obama. the imitation means the apple chief had to reschedule a highly anticipated presentation he's giving today at the goldman sacks technology conference in san francisco. you can watch the president's office said at the union speech live on kron4247 news channel, has 193 tonight starting at 6:00 p.m.. >> north korea confirmed today it it it has conducted its third nuclear test. president obama is calling the latest test a " highly provocative act that threa
the engines caught fire. a u.s. coast guard cutter is expected to lead to progress so mexico. carl says it has on board electricity to keep the passengers comfortable. it should reach progress of sometime wednesday. >> three people were killed in a helicopter crash while for filming for a discovery channel show in los angeles county. at an early yesterday at polls out rosette ranch in the city of acton. authorities say all three people died aboard the helicopter. the names of not been released. discovery channel and the show's production company have built release statements expressing their sympathy to the victims' families. selecting storm home improvement store after reports of someone who look like christopher dorner was there. mark is tracking that story. one of the baipeople door is accused of killing as a member of the women's basketball team she goes. plus watching bay area weather. h [ male announcer ] we began with the rx. ♪ then we turned the page, creating the rx hybrid. ♪ now we've turned the page again with the rx f sport. ♪ this is the next chapter for the rx and the next
warning to a u.s. army commander. the u.s. and south korea are planning to conduct what they call routine, a joint military drills next month. officials from the north say that the drills are evidence of american hostility. they are threatening violence if the drills are not cancelled. earlier this month, north korea the fight to the united nations by conducting a nuclear weapon test. >> u.s. troops are setting up a base for surveillance drones in the african nation gulf neezher. defense officials say that the drones will be used to track militants and refugees. if they say that information will then be shared with france. french troops have been fighting islamic militants across the border in mali. even though the growth will not be armed, the base could eventually be used for launching air strikes in the region. >> for your health this morning, national reports show that the latest flu vaccine is less effective for older americans than it was in previous years. kron4 philippe and djegal quit doctors will say that you should still get the shot. >> the earlier that you get this shot the b
reported a $115 million loss. >>> checking in on the u.s. markets and where we start the day. slight gains yesterday with dow jones starting today at 13,944. and i'm just getting a fresh look at the futures right now. they do indicate a bit of a mixed opening. >>> the u.s. justice department is looking at suing moody. the government is likely to hold off until a similar lawsuit against rival standard and poors is tested in the courts. both ratings services are accused of inflating some mortgage bonds. >>> if you drank, how the price of alcohol could effect your life. details of a new study and how the price tag of that drink may keep some people alive. >>> and out of this world science project becomes a youtube sensation. the local students who is behind it. >>> welcome back. a houston woman is facing vehicle homicide charges in a super bowl tragedy. they were killed in a suspected drunk driving accident. it happened just outside of new orleans just hours after sunday night's super bowl. prosecutors have filed felony charges against the 26-year-old woman for the deaths of brian and alice y
in early detection and treatment have helped reduce breast cancer mortality in the u.s. by 33% since 1990. help us continue serving the millions of women and men with breast cancer who still need us every day. register for the 3-day now. (woman) it's just been an amazing, amazing journey. i love these people. ♪ and it's beautiful >> 6:10 on friday. the winds are nonexistent compared to yesterday. we will talk temperatures. we are running around 34 in napa and 38 in concord and san jose, and 36 in los gatos and half moon bay, and 39 in hayward, and san carlos and everyone else low-to-mid 40's. throughout the afternoon hours, how about upper 50's at the coast, maybe a few mid-50's like half moon bay and low-to-mid 60's for the rest of us. headed into tomorrow we will have temperatures on the decline and i will show you that in a second and a chance for sprinkles. sue? >> back to san jose update on the accident, the capital expressway involving a bus car ran a red light, hit the bus, more damage to the car than the bus but one person is injured and taken to the hospital but the intersectio
. >>> this is new video out of turkey. these are u.s. patriot missile batteries. turkey asked nato for the anti- aircraft system to help defend itself during the civil war in neighboring syria. 400 u.s. troops are assigned to the patriot missile. >>> in a 16-page u.s. justice department report attorneys for the obama administration write it would be lawful to kill a u.s. citizen if a lie-level government official decides the target is a member of al qaeda who also poses a threat to the u.s. it's the most detailed analysis yet to be made public regarding the obama legal team's views about the lawfulness of killing an american citizen without a trial. >>> a new report claims more than 50 nations were involved in torturing terrorism suspects in the years following the 911 attacks. that report was released today by the open society justice initiative. it's a human rights organization. the report says 54 nations hosted cia locations where prisoners faced harsh interrogation methods, including torture. those nations, according to the report, included egypt, libya and syria. >>> well, a bill to improv
of the conclave. roger mahony was strip of his duties last month at the largest catholic in the u.s. that was after documents show mahoney and other search officials hid accusations against child-molesting priests. >> mahoney is the flavor of the month. this case is very recent. but there may be others who also had some problems with the administration of sexual abuse cases in their diocese. >> the papal conclave is expected to meet sometime in march. 117 cardinals will have to agree on a two-thirds majority to elect the new pope. yesterday, mahoney posted a tweet indicating he will take part in the conclave. >>> and we're hearing that an american cardinal is considered one of the possible candidates for the new pope. shawn o'malley has been mentioned frequently in the italian press. there's never been an american pope. in fact, they've all been european. this time around, cardinals from africa and south are also being talked about -- south america are also being talked about as candidates. >>> jesse jackson, junior and his wife are expected to plead guilty to misusing campaigns. pr
the california state line. >> u s g s says the 5.1 magnitude earthquake hit just after 4 yesterday afternoon. >> it was centered around 200 mi. south of reno. >> aftershocks ranging from 3.1 to 3.7 magnitude followed shortly thereafter. there were no reports of any damage. >> federal housing and health officials awarded $12 million to the california housing financing agency to offer rental assistance to 335 low-income people with disabilities. >> the funding will give them a stable housing and support service. >> the funds awarded to california as part of the total $98 million the fed are awarded to 13 how the agencies. >> at least 30 fish were killed after a drinking water pipe burst and sent thousands of gallons of chlorinated water into a san francisco bay area creek. >> san francisco public utilities commission discovered the leak on saturday near crystal springs reservoir, our drinking water system that serves 2.5 million bay area residents. >> officials said they expect the fish death toll which may have included threatened steelhead trout to rise, possibly to the hundreds. sam tail cr
on january 25th. the u.s. state department and the u.s. embassy in lima are searching for that couple. >> following the latest rumors it appears that alec smith is going to be traded. the rumors have been swirling around the former starting quarterback. this morning multiple reports from an f l .com at alex smith being sent off to the kansas city chiefs. at this point neither side is confirming or denying the move. however, some reports say the trade is all about the gun. no indication of what the 49ers might receive in return. but they will have to wait until march 12th when the free agency. stars. to make the deal official. smith led the niners to a 6-2 record this past season before suffered a concussion. he was replaced by colin kaepernick and was never given his starting job back. >> that is where joe montana went when he left the 49ers. >> it is seven 06 a.m. more news ahead. a look at the bay bridge toll plaza. we are seeing more blue that sunrise beginning to come into view. there is the traffic lanes the bay bridge back up a little bit. you can't move the tv there. yuh-huh. w
in parts of u.s. near detroit whiteout companies are being blamed for accidents that closed parts of two interstate highways. south carolina also saw snow and national weather service issued a winter storm warning for parts of massachusetts with forecasters predicting heavy snow and strong winds there overnight. >>> from the vatican comes word that catholic cardinals could choose a new pope sooner than expected. that the pappan conclive, the group of cardinals that chooses the pope could meet earlier than march 15th if the coordinates are already fathered in rome. coordinates are eager to make their decision before palm sunday. pope benedict xvi is scheduled to step down on february 28th. >>> in other news of the world in kabul president hamid karzai says he will issue a decree banning afghan security forces from asking for foreign help to carry out airstrikes in residential areas. the announcement comes days a joint inside rate in kunar provence can afghan officials say killed ten civilians, including women and children. children. >>> in pakistani city tonight at least 6 apeople are dea
works of fiction, the claim states. u.s. doping authorities have given armstrong a two-week window to come in and talk to them. we'll see. on the possible upside for armstrong, the hope that cooperating with authorities now will somehow give him a break and help out with some of his other, many, legal problems. george? >> good work breaking that investigation news. >>> we're going to turn, now, to washington, where america's secret drone war will be in the spotlight today, when john brennan, president obama's pick to be cia director, testifies at his senate confirmation hearing. to smooth his path, the white house agreed overnight to give lawmakers a secret legal memo that lays out the rules for using drones. jon karl joins us with some of that. this is something the white house resisted for some time. >> reporter: as of yesterday afternoon, the white house actually refused to even acknowledge that this memo existed. but late last night, the president made the call to release the memo on a classified basis to the intelligence committee. this is after one prominent democratic senato
to tijuana mexico after a ski trip in southern california. on friday the u-s department of transportation ordered the company to stop running busses saying that the company was an imminent hazard to public safety. this comes after a canadian company was also order by the d-o-t to shut down earlier this year following a crash in oregon that left nine people dead. >> a head on crash in georgia left five people dead over the weekend. including a one-year-old. according to the georgia state patrol one car ignored a no passing zone hitting another car travelling the opposite direction. both drivers were killed in the crash as well as three passengers in the victims vehicle. police are investigating whether or not alcohol may have been a factor. >> mardi gras celebrations turned sour last night after a shooting on bourbon street. one man is critical condition and three others were injured after the shooting erupted just before 9:30 p-m local time. witnesses told police that a fight started outside a strip club called babe's cabaret. that's when they heard three gun shots. the bullets grazed two
phone that sells for $500 in the u.s. costs $540 there despite the australian dollar being worth than the u.s. dollar. >>> 7:45. well, an investigation by san francisco city attorneys into how some city employees used city computers should wrap up soon. the p.u.c. is working with the district attorney to investigate that several work employees used the computers to download pornography and gamble online. the inappropriate use of looking at explicitly sexual materials and gambling online can lead to employees being fired. >>> the america's cup race could cost taxpayers millions of dollars. pam cook is in the studio right now. what's the reason for the big deal. >> there are a few reasons. $20billion. that amount is what could fall on san francisco to pay. now, with less than three months to go, the money raised to host the world-class event is far below what's needed. the croppicle reports the shrinking size of the event has helped reduce cost but it's also reduced corporate interest in sponsorship. this started with 12 teams. it has been whittled down to three. so fewer people and less money
yesterday when the engines caught fire. >> a u.s. coast guard cutters expected to tow it to progresso , mexico. carnival says the ship has on board electricity to keep the passengers comfortable. it should reach progresso wednesday. >> three people were killed in a helicopter crash while filming for discovery channel show in loss angeles county. it happened early saturday--yesterday at polsa rosa branch in the city of acton. >> authorities say all three people died aboard the helicopter. their names not been released. discovery channel and the show's production company had both release statements expressing their separate the to the victim's family. we will be right back. at embassy suites, you get more delicious moreness every morning with a free breakfast made just the way you like it. with a breakfast like this, you could pretty much handle anything. anything? anything. [ screams ] a rambunctious toddler? of course. uncle ralph? sure. a roman gladiator? you bet. the thing under my bed? why not? ♪ yes. [ female announcer ] get more with embassy suites. book early and save up to 20
and will college fund raising a survey. the report found roughly that 3500 u.s. colleges and universities raise the $31 billion in the 2012 fiscal year. that is 2.3% more than what was raised in 2011. >> whenever the bay area has inclement weather, car crashes are more common. but the highway patrol does what it can to prevent them from happening. stanley roberts shows us some of those zero drivers. >> you were born over 78 mi. and when it is raining it will take you a little bit longer to stop. >> basically the chp was trying to slow people down from crashing. but even after the rain stopped the rose were still slick. this driver in this pre s was clocked at a high rate. >> i have you clocked in at about 80 mi. per hour so i i am going to give you a ticket for 75 mi.. >> this lets the driver was a repeat offender and he was told last time not to do this. >> to be honestly, i do not lighten but splashing on my truck. >> if you're tired in this case is sticking out a little bit and it is too high. you will put water and rocks on other cars. >> it was he giving a ticket because he did not
- bay and hewlett packard are able to reduce their taxes by billions. the u.s. tax code allows companies to reduce their tax burden by accumulating assesses. >>> a new round starts in the legal battle over pacifica sharp park golf course. it's owned by the city of san francisco but located in pacifica. a judge recently threw out a lawsuit filed by environmentalist that wanted to shut down to protect the frogs and snakes rob the property. but now the law firm says it will defend the city of san francisco for free as environmentalist try to get more than $1 million in legal fees. >>> in san francisco improvements are coming soon for muni's n judah line. san francisco municipal transportation agency will spend almost $6 million on the upgrades. they include installing more travel prediction signs and painting a transit only lane to keep cars from blocking trains. traffic signals will also be changed to give those trains priority. work should be finished by june 2014. >>> time is 5:25. let's go back to sal. you are following crashes and other things. >> we are looking at a crash on 680 south
. but first. a widespread blizzard is expected to arrive in the northeastern u-s this morning. tory dunnan is live from boston with more, good morning tory. hundreds of flights in and out of s-f-o are expected to be cancelled due to the nor'easter storm. >> it is a bitterly stra col morning, and even the white out conditions. passengers at boston's logan airport for hoping to dodged this airport. >> they think that is going to be crazy. >> 2.5. feet in some areas. >> if it happens overnight friday and saturday is as good a of a timely as we could have. >> reporter: from new jersey, to the state of maine. >> wheat are used to these type of storms and to use common said stay off the city. stay home. >> this could be the similarities between the historic 1978 and today would not be quite as dramatic. >> for some, that stalledstall.t instead the two-three days it more perhaps just 24 hours. >> the hardware stores, groceries stores and with everybody is being advised to ride it out. and here in boston they are expecting to see the of worst of this with the possibility of a two-3 in. per hour. a
violations that it says are likely to cause serious injury or death to patients. the u s e s f medical center in san francisco received two penalties totaling $200,000. st. mary's medical center in san francisco also receive two penalties, amounting to $175,000. the santa clara valley medical center in san jose receive one penalty, costing $100,000. >> alameda county officials say that they have shutdown the " as soon as possible " medical center in san leandro call it a " bogus medical center. " the district attorney's office says that they have filed felony criminal charges against the doctor, who was dispensing drugs such as muscle relaxer is, anti- inflammatory agents and creams to patients who did not need them. officials have close of the center's facilities on 100 and fifth avenue and san leandro f as well as its other clinics in hayward, vacaville and fairfield. >> new details released about the daily triple shooting at a home in royal sonoma county. this is video of the scene from our partnership with abc 7 news. at a news conference, sheriff officials said, that they believe that th
questions about its handling of the terrorist attack on the u.s. embassy in bidding gauzy, libya last september. though gold to move forward with hagels nomination fell just short of the needed 60 votes to break the filibuster and head to an actual vote. president obama use of the social media cycled a google plus hang out " to express his frustrations. >> the federal aviation administration is looking for sites to test flight drones. they plan to create six a drone of test sites or around the country. the goal is to allow widespread use of on unmanned aircraft by 2015, but the faa is well behind on that deadline. not everyone is in favor of increasing the number of phones in the sky. privacy advocates worry that widespread road use will lead to a cold surveillance society " in which the public is constantly being monitored. >> we will soon know more about what happened and sealed hearings concerning the chandra levy murder case. she was the washington intern who gained national attention because of her romantic relationship with california congressman and gary condit. ingmar guandiqu
feet of snow. 15 deaths are linked to the storm in the northeastern u.s. and eastern canada. crews are still clearing roads. the boston area's public transportation system is set to resume full service today. >>> a tugboat is on its way to rescue a carnival cruise ship adrift in the gulf of mexico. a fire on the cruise liner causing that ship to lose power but thanks to several emergency generators on board the 4,000 people do have electricity. fire started if the engine room. luckily nobody has been injured. it should reach nearby port progresso on wednesday. >>> federal aviation administration authorities investigating a tragedy on a reality show near l.a. a helicopter crash outside of acton sunday morning killing three people on board. they were taking part in a new military show for the discovery channel when that accident happened. >>> a republican senator is vowing to hold up the confirmation of two of president obama's appointees. senator lindsey graham says he may put a hold on the nominations of john brennan for cia drug and chuck hagel
and there were few accidents. >>> a storm is bearing down on the u.s. east coast this morning and there are disruptions in air travel extended to the bay area. kpix 5 reporter cate caugiran is at sfo with the latest numbers on cancellations. cate. >> reporter: good morning. we're already seeing the effects of that impending east coast winter storm here in our area with flights going to and from the east coast. meanwhile, residents there just have a few hours left to prepare. meteorologists are predicting this to be a potentially historic storm with the amount of snow expected. new york could see a foot and boston up to three feet of snow. the impact of the storm is already being felt here at our airports. the east coast, about 3,000 flights were canceled and at sfo, we've learned 52 flights were canceled for today and that's 35 departing and 17 arriving from either boston, newark, jfk and philadelphia. the last time we checked with airport staff there were no delays as a result of those cancellations. so check with your airline before arri
u.s. citizens who are suspected operational leaders of al qaeda. >> the news came after this white paper that summarized the legal arguments for targeting u.s. citizens who were sus secretaried al qaeda leaders such as a lackey kic al awlaki been charged for a crime. they call it a lawful ability of self defense and concluded they did not require that the target was plotting a specific attacks in the immediate future. the content contents of the memo drew sharp criticism there some legal scholars. >> it really looks like a subjective judgment by the american official who will make the call. >> and civil liberties advocates say the memo is not enough. >> it should be released to the public. if the administration is going to be claiming the authority to kill american citizens, it has an obligation to explain that claim to the public. >> the drone debate will be front and center today when white house counterterrorism adviser john brennan faces his confirmation hearing to be the new cia director. brennan has been the architect of the drone policy and one of its biggest defenders. >> i
overnight in the east bay. it rattled nerves of some, others may have slept through it. the u-s-g-s reports a three point oh magnitude earthquake happened just before 2 o clock. the quake was about 3 miles east-northeastf front. there are no reports of damage or injuries. let's take a quick look outside this morning. san francisco nice day on tap. lots of sunshine expected. and a little warmer today than yesterday. meteorologist brian van aiken will have more on your bay area forecast coming up at 8-15. >> in florida today, the nascar race at daytona international speedway will go on as scheduled. this despite a crash saturday that injured dozens of people. the accident happened during the final lap of the nationwide series race. a protective fence kept the car on the tracks but debris was sent flying into the stands. more than 33 people were injured. track workers were scrambling all night to make repairs to a large section of the fence. daytona speedway's president spoke today about whether they felt prepared for yesterday's crash. "for yesterday's event." chitwood went on to say that the
are very concerned. >> reporter: officials with the u-s embassy in lima have been working with the law enforcement in peru to help find the missing couple.but garrett's mother concern continues to growespecially in light of this travel warning posted on the embassy's websiteabout the same area that jamie and garrett were last seen. >> criminal activity, with the potential for kidnapping u.s. citizens in the month of february. we want to hear from my child to make sure that he is safe. it is tough. >> reporter: maureen kelly kron4 news. >> developing right now, a man wrongfully imprisoned for seven years now free. and today, he talked to kron4 about how he spent his first weekend out of from behind bars. >> i am enjoying myself. to be able to be with my family. getting a lot of fresh air. i had some tough times in there. and it is true. no, i think it is more dangerous to walk in west oakland. and prison! as soon as this is over and i want to i have not seen my family and i want to call them but it just would like to also surprise them. i want to be there to see their expression. you ca
:17. let's go back to the desk. >> in other news, the u.s. reportedly closer now to giving direct aid to the rebels in syria. secretary of state john kerry is discussing this with european leaders. this is brand-new video of secretary kerry this morning with the president of france. on thursday, kerry will be at a meeting of the friends of syria in rome. now, at first the syrian opposition was going to boycott the meeting, protesting the lack of aid it was getting from the u.s. and europe. after getting calls from secretary kerry and vice president joe biden, rebel leaders now agree to be there. >>> 7:17. the blame game continues as sequestration becomes law just two days from now. as ktvu's kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom, republicans say this situation is not as desperate as democrats claim and finally just a short time ago, we learned there will be a meeting of the key players. kyla? >> reporter: yeah, tori. california senator barbara boxer says she is cuts will be pain -- these cuts will be painful, especially in california. but republicans say democrats a
on the u.s. embassy in benghazi, libya last september. the vote to move forward with hage;s nomination fell just short of the needed 60 votes to break a filibuster and head to an actual vote. president obama use the social media site google + hangout to express his frustration. >> >> senate majority whip burkdick durbim office says the senate will take up another vote to move forward on hagel confirmation on tuesday, february 26th. senator john mccain says expect him to be confirmed. >> the federal aviation minister is and is looking for sites to test fly drones. the plan to create six drone test sites around the country. the goal is to allow widespread use of unmanned aircraft by 2015, but the faa is well behind on that deadline. not everyone is in favor of increasing the number of drones in the sky. privacy advocates worry that the widespread drone usually to subsurveillance society in which the public is constantly monitored. >> we will soon know more about what happened in a sealed hearing concerning this chandra levy murder case. she was the washington internal gained national attentio
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. this announcement comes as u.s. ps plans to stop delivering mail on saturdays starting in august. the agency says it will save them $2 billion a year. >> officials at the mineta san jose international airport are urging city leaders to approve the proposed deal with google. google wants to build an aviation club but at the airport so that the company can land and maintain its corporate jets there. the profit will cost about $82 million it would be a big financial boon for the city of san jose. the airport itself would receive $2.6 billion a year in rent. >> we will be right back. >> welcome back. is still about the bay bridge. we have received some improvements. westbound 80 is still slow from central and the approach to the bridge is about 26 minutes. the macarthur mayes is about a 30 minute drive time. the traffic is backed up on 580 all the way through oakland. 880 northbound is also heavy with an accident report it. your alternate routes still look good if you want to use the san mateo bridge. they have an 11 minute drive time. if you use a golden gate bridge it is still pretty good. >> more
on two u.s. cable networks. >> today is the second day of the new year and the buzz in china is celine, a performance in mandarin on a chinese show. (inaudible lyrics). >> the first performance was a chinese folk song. beautiful when she sang with chinese soprano and she performed "my heart will go on" from the music which made her a household name in china. she sang great. there is no tone with mandarin and that makes it so difficult. there is no tone. no tone. >> we have breaking news making history this morning from the vatican where the spoke is stepping down. >> still no sight of the most wanted man in america, former wanted man in america, former lapd cop with a price tag on [ male announcer ] with citibank it's easy for jay to deposit checks from anywhere. [ wind howling ] easier than actually going to the bank. mobile check deposit. easier banking. standard at citibank. makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. >> abc7 news starts right now with live breaking n
your mom. ♪ hot mess >>> one of the largest manhunts in u.s. history has come to an end. the breaking news in the christopher dorner case that we received just minutes ago. >> reporter: we're live in pittsburg where a police officer has been shot. we'll tell you who did it and why the investigation is still ongoing. >>> a frightening discovery outside of a south bay home that brought out the bomb squad. how it's all tied to a threat on an elected official. >> reporter: in a couple of hours, barry bonds will be in court trying to get his obstruction of justice conviction overturned. we'll look at the arguments being made by both sides. "mornings on 2" starts now. >>> well, good morning. welcome to "mornings on 2." i'm dave clark. >> good morning. i'm tori campbell. it's wednesday, february 13th. >>> we begin with developing news from contra costa. a police officer and a suspect have been wounded in a late- night gun battle in pittsburg. ktvu's tara moriarty joins us live from the scene where pittsburg police are releasing new information about the suspect. good morning, tara. >> report
not be surprised if it appears in the u.s.. >> it looks like the worst of flu season may be over. reason number showcase of influence like illnesses have gone down for the third consecutive week. your state and are reporting high activity levels. 31 states reported widespread flu cases. that is down from 38 states the week before. despite the lower numbers, flu deaths continue to rise. so far, 64 children have died from the flu season. >> a new study shows that hip replacements are more likely to fail and women than men. researchers found a small number of a hip implants failed overall. but women were 29 percent more likely than men to need a repeat surgery within the first three years. >> researchers looked at more than 35,000 surgeries at 46 hospitals and the kaiser permanente health system. experts say more research is needed to determine which models of hip implants performed best and women. women make up the majority of the for a hundred thousand americans who have full or partial replacement each year. >> late night violence breaking out in san francisco north beach from flfights, to out
over the weekend. it calls for a path to u.s. citizenship for illegal immigrants but wouldn't be granted permanent status until eight years after the bill is enacted. congressional republicans, after president obama let bipartisan congressional talks take the lead. the administration insists this is only a back up plan. >> we will be prepared with our own plan if the ongoing attacks between republicans and democrats break down. >> some republicans also criticized the draft plan for not addressing border security. >>> venezuelan president hugo chavez returned to his home country. he had been in cuba for cancer surgery and medical treatment. they say chavez will continue his treatment at a military hospital in caracas. the 58-year-old president has not spoken publicly since he left for cuba. >>> it's not clear what led mindy mccready to take her own life at age 37. she was found dead on the front personal knowledge of her house in arkansas. her death -- porch of her house in arkansas. her death comes a month after her boyfriend killed himse
military honor. keating, afghanistan, 2009, oo 200 u.s. soldiers against nearly 400 call ban. enemy fire from every direction. three u.s. soldiers killed in the first hour. >> they held out as long as they could but the overwhelming fire made it impossible to do anything but sit there and take it. >> staff sergeant clinton romesha took out an enemy machine squad before grenade shrapnel blasted his hip, arm and neck. but he kept on fighting. >> i knew i had been hit but i could still walk and talk and run. i was good to go. >> thinking victory was theirs, the taliban fighters entered the out post. >> they think we're all dead. all right, guys, let's get them for this and let's show them we're still here and still kicking. >> eight u.s. soldiers were killed and romesha led the firefight to drive the taliban out and get the bodice of his american comrades. >> you won't beat down that spirit that we will win. we were going to win that battle. >> this week, president obama awarded romesha the medal of honor. >> this is our nation's highest military declaration. it reflects the gratitude of ou
valley a base of 25-96 in.. >> thank you erica. this justin. new-home sales in the u.s. jumped in january from the previous month to the highest level since july 2008, a sign that the housing recovery is accelerating. new-home sales rose nearly 16 percent last month to what would be an annual rate of 437,000. the percentage increase was the largest in nearly 20 years. steady job creation and near-record low mortgage rates are sparring more americans to buy homes. >> at the same time, the number of previously occupied homes for sale is that 13 year low. the shortage create more demand for new homes. currently wall street is up. the dow is up by 80 points. the dow was off over 200 is today. >> thank you marc. the search continues for young oakland couple disappeared about a month ago. jamie neal and their hand were last heard from on january 25th. there are improved for a viking adventure. we're now hearing from neal's sister stacy fingers, she is concern that her sister may not be safe. >> she's my sister! i'm just not going to listen to anyone until she calls me. i have not seen a video o
" and "sidecar" are expanding rapidly in san francisco, new york and other u-s cities. but taxi operators say these ride-summoning services are little more than illegal cabs that don't have permits, pay city fees or follow regulations. the commission recently began evaluating the safety of the new ride services and plans to draft rules to regulate them. last week, the agency reached agreements that allow lyft and uber to operate until the rule- making process is complete. we will be right back. and here's a live look outside. toll plaza >> love in a zombie apocalypse can be a challenge. that was the message behind the top earner at the box office this past weekend. shelby lin has today's hollywood minute. >> why can i cannot connect with people. >> this is unusual, with a romantic comedy. it is a spoof on the undead genre with theresa palmer and hansel and greta made 9.2 million and silver linings and johnny depp will play in 'black mask'. bulcher was arrested in 2009. >> we will be back we'll be right back here on the kron four morning news. and here's a live look outside. >> top stories we
of the status, people want to know what happened. >> reporter: around the same time, the u.s. department of justice announced a probe into a staggering 80 reports of sexual assaults in missoula over a 4-year period. >> the purpose of our investigation is to determine whether the university and the law enforcement agencies acted promptly, adequately and fairly to protect the safety of women. already the u.s. department of women has joined the d.o.j. investigation. and the ncaa has launched the probe of its own. but the university of montana's athletic program -- >> johnson gets taken down at the 2. >> reporter: has taken a major hit. if the jury selected this morning decides to convict, johnson faces up to 100 years behind bars. it could also be as little as two to four years. and in a case like this, george, where it's a real he said/she said, the medical testimony becomes crucial. >> a community like this, the star quarterback, it's got to be difficult to get a jury. >> everyone is covering the case in the community. they had to bring in additional jurors. 400 prospective jurors. they h
report on the jobs market here in the u.s.. >> the dow fell nine points to close at 13,973. the nasdaq rose a point to 3198. >> the s&p rose one point to 10051 to 21. >> will be watching the stock market all morning long here on the kron 4 morning news starts at 630 with the opening bell. >> european plane makers irbus is dropping with sealed ion batteries from its new 8350 airplane because of uncertainties surrounding the technology that has led to the grounding of boeing 787. >> the battery problem caused one fire and forced another plant to make an emergency landing. the 8350 played as a rival to the 787 and is expected to make its first flight in the middle of the year. >> bay area home sales are the strongest for january and six years. but researchers say, the market is still far from normal. the san diego-based firm dataquick reports about 505,000 long torso in the san francisco bay area last month. >> that is up more than 3% from january 2012. the company says, the mortgage market is slowly but towar movig toward normalcy. >> like yesterday's you will certainly like today's cond
- as a cardinal put in charge of dealing with the growing controversy - he wrote a letter ordering u.s. bishops - under pain of excommunication - to never tell law enforcement about sex abuse cases. telling them to be "restrained by perpetual silence." other have been critical of the pope's conservative views on issues like contraception and gay rights. the retired pope won't be involved in naming a successor.still he appointed more than half the cardinals who will be making that decision. church observers expect the next pope to continue his conservative tradition. it's the college of cardinals which picks a new pope. they're expected to get together quickly to find a new leader for the troubled church. today -- kron4 visited local congregations -- and got their reaction to the pope's sudden resignation. san francisco's roman catholic archbishop, salvatore cordileone. released this statement: quote - "those of us who know him, and who have watched his whole life unfold in service to god, can see that that this decision down. was motivated own di best serves t the the sun out around the bay ar
by this time next year half the u.s. force there. he also got a standing ovation when he talked about gun laws. the president said bills on background checks and large magazines are being discussed and that lawmakers owe it to victims of gun violence to bring them to the floor. >> they deserve a vote. gabby giffords deserves a vote. the families of newtown deserve a vote. >> reporter: in the republican response florida senator marco rubio said the president's economic plans would hurt the middle class. >> mr. president i don't oppose your plans because i want to protect the rich. i oppose your plans because i want to protect my neighbors. >> reporter: president obama will make his case to the american people with rallies later this week in georgia and illinois. susan mcginnis, cbs news, capitol hill. >> there was somewhat of a awkward moment during the official republican response when florida senator marco rubio suddenly stopped sweeting for a drink of water. it normally wouldn't be awkward. it wasn't easy to reach. he picked it up and took a sip. he
in 600 years. >>> afghanistan president hamid karzai ordered u.s. special forces out of wardak an important province in the eastern part of his country. yesterday's order stems from allegations that afghans working with u.s. troops have been abusing afghan citizens. so far, nato has found no evidence of misconduct by american special forces. >>> she didn't finish first but danica patrick earns her respect at the daytona. also ahead -- >> "argo" surprises and wins best picture. i'm edward lawrence in los angeles. i'll have the highlights from thes who scars coming up. >> from the best to the worst, the blockbuster that swept the razzies with seven awards. at embassy suites, you get more delicious moreness every morning with a free breakfast made just the way you like it. with a breakfast like this, you could pretty much handle anything. anything? anything. [ screams ] a rambunctious toddler? of course. uncle ralph? sure. a roman gladiator? you bet. the thing under my bed? why not? ♪ ♪ yes. [ female announcer ] get more with embassy suites. book e
to the meeting because they are frustrated that the u.s. and europe have refused to provide arms and other aid and create a no-fly zone. secretary clinton had proposed that along with defense secretary leon panetta last year, at least proposed arming and training some rebel groups but the president rejected that plan last year. tomorrow, of course, the biggest problem, the biggest obstacle that the new secretary of state, john kerry, will face to getting rid of the assad regime is russia. he will meet tomorrow in berlin with the russian foreign leader. that's a very big challenge. as he continues what he's calling a listening tour, nine countries in 11 days. natalie? >> andrea mitchell, traveling with the secretary in london, this morning, thank you. # >>> more legal trouble for the >>> more legal trouble for the pistorius family this morning as it's revealed the so-called blade runner's older brother is facing vehicular manslaughter charges for the death of a woman in a 2008 auto accident. meantime oscar pistorius is free on bail as he awaits murder charges in the death of reeva steenka steen
in the u.s. due to a possible power failure and installing. this will affect the one series 3 series and as the four model. some as late as 2010 and as early as 2007. >> the power to the fuse box could wear out and cause problems. >> following in the footsteps of its competitor google may be opting for its own retail stores in the nine states. >> according to the nine to five google blog google is building stores in time for the holidays. google will sell gramm google brand hardware. google is
out looking for this man and a female suspect. tonight the u.s. santa cruz police the bart will address safety concerns on campus to meet for a reported raid over the weekend. this is get to the man police are looking for. police say he by lee attacked and raped a woman who was visiting campus on sunday afternoon. today's meeting is on campus from seven to 8:30 p.m.. all members of the campus community are invited. >> first snow now rain. a storm of heavy snow on the sacramento area and the mountains north of the city yesterday. here is video of the conditions. the storm a mess of the road and the national weather service says thunderstorms are expected throughout the night. the national weather service says a tornado with wind speeds between 40 to 7 mi. per hour was spotted in the sacramento area. the tornado has not been a big source of the damage in the area. >> and natural gas wind explosion at a restaurant in kansas city. it happened during dinner time. a gas leaks brought about an hour before the explosion. we have video the aftermath of this explosion, one person is
,000 troops home from afghanistan by this time next year. that's half the u.s. force there. >> and by the end of next year, our war in afghanistan will be over. >> gun laws were also a theme of the night. the president introduced victims of gun violence who joined the first lady and members of congress in the chamber. he said congress owes them a gun bill. >> they deserve a boat. gabby gifford deserves a vote. >> in the republican response florida senator cautioned against higher tax sdmrs there's no realistic tax increase that could lower our deficits by almost $4 trillion. that's why i hope the president will abandon his obsession with raising taxes and, instead work with us to achieve real growth in our economy. >> now this is the beginning of a big push by president obama. he will take his message on the road with campaign-sthiel appearances in three states, north carolina, georgia and illinois starting tomorrow and coming up at 11:00 we'll take a closer look at his plans for gun control, one of the more emotional parts on his speech tonight. >> all right. thank you for that. >>> another
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